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Muskegon, Michigan is located in Muskegon County. Zip codes in Muskegon, MI include 49442, 49445, and 49443. The median home price in Muskegon is $57,900 which is roughly $47/per square foot. More Muskegon information.

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6 hrs ago | MLive.com

Life, death and an Irish jig: Michigan Irish Music Festival delights crowds on final day

How do you make death a joyous affair? Ask Steve and Cathy Jo Smith, experts on the rituals of an Irish wake. There is no mourning in the house.

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7 hrs ago | MLive.com

West Michigan Symphony to begin its 75th season with homage to first performance

The West Michigan Symphony is back for its 75th season, and the performers bring with them a lineup of music, performances and tributes that will highlight the symphony's past and celebrate its future. The symphony kicks off its season on Friday, Sept.

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11 hrs ago | MLive.com

Lawyer Brenda Sprader, appointee Judge Kathy Hoogstra vie for votes in 14th Circuit Court election

The bench seat presides over family court cases. Hoogstra was appointed to the non-partisan position in March 2013 by Gov. Rick Snyder, after John C. Ruck's retirement.

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15 hrs ago | MLive.com

Michigan's Best Neighborhood Bar: Day 4 takes us to Ludington, Muskegon and Spring Lake

Today we're heading to the Muskegon area to visit three bars in our search for Michigan's Best Neighborhood Bar . But first, we want to tip our cap -- or better yet, our Shotski -- to Kalamazoo for three great visits on Saturday, Sept.

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Sat Sep 13, 2014

MLive.com

Dave Alexander: Nothing's happened in Muskegon? What about these six developments?

My wife Peg and I came to Muskegon in the early 1980s and sometimes it does feel as if nothing ever gets done here. But then, just look back over the past three decades.

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CBS Local

Police Say Walmart Shoplifter Used Motorized Cart For Getaway

Police in Michigan say they arrested a shoplifting suspect following her slow-speed getaway in a $1,200 motorized wheelchair shopping cart taken from a Walmart. A customer called police Monday night to report someone riding a shopping cart from the lot at the store in Muskegon County's Fruitport Township.

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Fri Sep 12, 2014

MLive.com

Retail fraud incident at Wal-Mart escalates as suspect pulls out weapon, then flees

An attempted retail fraud incident escalated at a local Wal-Mart store in Muskegon County after the alleged suspect threatened security guards with a weapon. The incident was reported shortly after 4 p.m. on Thursday, Sept.

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MLive.com

Michigan Irish American Hall of Fame selects Stan Tyler, others who have made impact across state

The Hall of Fame has posthumously named Stan R. Tyler Jr. of Muskegon as its 2014 member in the field of Philanthropy. The Michigan Irish American Hall of Fame was created to recognize Irish Americans who have made important contributions in various areas of life in Michigan.

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WOODTV.com

A photo of the National September 11 Memorial and Museum in New York City.

MUSKEGON, Mich. There's a unique exhibit about the 9/11 Memorial site that you don't have to venture to New York to see.

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MLive.com

Michigan's Best Neighborhood Bar: Marine Tap Room a 'working person's bar' that's pretty good for fun, too

It's been a Muskegon staple since 1946, and now it has a chance to be Michigan's Best Neighborhood Bar. The Marine Tap Room, located at 1983 Lakeshore Drive, in the heart of Muskegon's Lakeside neighborhood, finished third in MLive Muskegon Chronicle's poll.

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KUQL-FM Mitchell

Police: Shoplifter makes a slow-speeda wheelchair getaway

Police in Michigan say they arrested a shoplifting suspect following her slow-speed getaway in a $1,200 motorized wheelchair shopping cart taken from a Walmart. The Muskegon Chronicle says police located 46-year-old Shirley Mason about 2 miles away, riding the cart with $600 in clothing.

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MLive.com

Muskegon Heights mayor: City preparing 'cost-effective...

Muskegon Heights Mayor Darrell Paige said the city is putting plans in place for the scheduled loss of water contracts with Norton Shores and Fruitport Township. Those two wholesale customers represent 70 percent of the water sold by Muskegon Heights, and both are on track to go their own way in April 2015.

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Detroit Free Press

More than 50 school districts and charters operating with a deficit

The financial picture is brighter for 10 school districts and charter schools that were able to eliminate deficits at the end of the last school year. / Free Press file photo Here's a breakdown of the details in today's report on deficit districts.

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Thu Sep 11, 2014

WXMI-TV Grand Rapids

Doctors believe Enterovirus D-68 has spread to West Michigan

After speaking with health officials in the Muskegon County area, FOX 17 is learning several children have tested positive for the virus. She says the doctors told her Elly has the virus that is affecting kids across the country.

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Greenwich Citizen

Ceremonies in Michigan mark Sept. 11 anniversary

Mark Ivan from the Saginaw Township Fire Department's Honor Guard plays taps outside of the Jonesfield-Lakefield Fire Department during the Saginaw County Fire Association's Sept. 11 Memorial, Wednesday, Sept.

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MLive.com

'How do we prepare for this?': Undersheriff recalls emotions, emergency management changes sparked by 9/11 attacks

Undersheriff Dan Stout said an event a week prior to the deadly 9/11 attacks in 2001 still haunts him today. Stout had been a passenger on American Airlines Flight 77 -- a week before the same plan was deliberately crashed into the Pentagon, killing all 64 people on board including the five hijackers and six crew members, as well as 125 people in the building.

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MLive.com

Scolnik Healing Center to host second annual dog-friendly fundraiser

Muskegon-area residents will promote downtown, the importance of grief and loss support and finding new homes for pets this weekend during a dog walk and BBQ event. The Bob and Merle Scolnik Healing Center of Mercy Health VNS & Hospice Services will host its second annual Pooches & People Picnic fundraiser from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, Sept.

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MLive.com

Remember and Rebuild: Ceremony to commemorate opening of 9/11 exhibition at Muskegon Museum of Art

A purse, identification cards, keyboard, firemen's helmet, and a collection of photographs. They are merely everyday items from everyday life, but when they are displayed as part of the Muskegon Museum of Art's new 9/11 exhibition, they are anything but simple.

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Wed Sep 10, 2014

MLive.com

9/11 Exhibit Preview

Recovery FDNY Squad 18 helmet belonging to Lieutenant David Halderman, who died in the attacks on the World Trade Center on September 11, 2001, is part of the collection of the 9/11 Memorial Museum which will be held in the Muskegon Museum of Art from September 11 through November 9, 2014 in Muskegon.

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MLive.com

Muskegon hospital officials, county health department reporting respiratory illnesses possibly linked to Enterovirus 68

Local health officials said they are seeing suspected cases of Enterovirus 68 in Muskegon County and are working with area providers to help prevent the spread of the illness. Mercy Health Muskegon spokeswoman Joan Kessler said the hospital system has recently seen an increase in respiratory illness and pediatric admissions.

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